Bad timing for observatory

Staff at the Royal Greenwich Observatory in Cambridge have accused the Government of keeping them in the dark over the future of the historic research centre. The observatory is fighting for survival against the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh following a funding review by the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council, which supports both sites. It […]

Staff at the Royal Greenwich Observatory in Cambridge have accused the Government of keeping them in the dark over the future of the historic research centre.

The observatory is fighting for survival against the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh following a funding review by the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council, which supports both sites. It has recommended condensing Britain’s astronomy research activities into one national site.